Tennessee Resident Who Purchased Car Assembled At VW’s Chattanooga Factory Files Class Action Against VW For Massive Fraud

Tennessee Resident Who Purchased Car Assembled At VW's Chattanooga Factory Files Class Action Against VW For Massive Fraud

Mark P. Chalos, managing partner of the Nashville office of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announced that Jason Hess filed a nationwide class action lawsuit today in federal court in Chattanooga, Tennessee, against Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. The complaint charges that for over six years VW intentionally and systematically cheated its customers, lied to the government, and misled the public about the true emissions and performance of four-cylinder diesel engine vehicles sold under the Volkswagen and Audi brands. [Read more…]

Nationwide VW Emissions Class Action Lawsuits Filed

Nationwide VW Recall Class Action Lawsuits Filed

“Truth in Engineering” is Audi’s official slogan. Sadly, the Audi A3 and multiple Volkswagen cars with diesel engines were allegedly engineered to deceive. This is one of the allegations in separate class action complaints filed yesterday and Tuesday by Audi and VW owners represented by Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel in federal courts in New Jersey and California.

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General Motors Consumer Lawsuit Alleges Mail and Wire Fraud

General Motors Consumer Lawsuit Alleges Mail and Wire Fraud in GM's Concealment of Ignition Switch Defect

Consumers represented by co-lead counsel Lieff Cabraser and Hagens Berman today filed an expanded class-action complaint against General Motors (NYSE:GM), bringing RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) claims against New GM based on new information from the lawsuit’s discovery phase that indicates New GM committed mail and wire fraud in connection with the ignition switch defect that causes cars to stall unexpectedly and disables the cars’ airbags.

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Roger Heller Selected Again As One Of Nation’s Top Consumer Attorneys Under 40

Roger Heller Selected Again As One Of Nation's Top Consumer Attorneys Under 40

Roger Heller has been selected by Law360 as a 2015 “Rising Star” in the field of consumer protection. The publication cited Heller’s “pivotal role” in securing a wealth of favorable results for plaintiffs challenging deceptive banking and consumer product practices, including a $203 million reinstated class action penalty against Wells Fargo Bank NA, earning him a place among Law360’s top three consumer protection attorneys under 40.

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Si tuvo un plan de servicios

La siguiente declaración es emitida por Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP con relación al acuerdo de la acción de clase TracFone Wireless.

Si tuvo un plan de servicios móviles “ilimitado” de Straight Talk, Net10, Simple Mobile o Telcel America, podría acceder a un reintegro en efectivo de un acuerdo en una acción de clase.

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Michael Sobol and Roger Heller Speak at PLI’s 20th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute Seminar

Michael Sobol and Roger Heller Speak at PLI's 20th Annual Consumer Financial Services Seminar

The Practising Law Institute (PLI) presents its 20th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute Seminar in various locations, which will focus on the different consumer financial services and products that influence the legal industry. Lieff Cabraser attorney Michael W. Sobol will be speaking in New York on April 6, while Lieff Cabraser attorney Roger N. Heller will be speaking in Chicago on April 27. Both attorneys will serve on distinguished panels, discussing class action developments and settlements. Panelists will touch upon the topics of Dart Cherokee, the Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices Law (UDAP), and class settlement jurisprudence.

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$40 Million Settlement For Consumers in TracFone Class Action

Michael W. Sobol, the chair of the consumer practice group at the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announced today that consumers who purchased service plans with “Unlimited data” from TracFone Wireless, Inc., sold under its brands Straight Talk, Net10, Telcel America, or Simple Mobile, may be eligible to receive payments under an anticipated $40 million settlement in a nationwide class action lawsuit. [Read more…]

Appellate Court Upholds $203 Million Judgment Against Wells Fargo

Bank Misled Customers to Generate Massive Overdraft Fees on Debit Card Purchases

Michael W. Sobol

Michael W. Sobol of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit today upheld the order of U.S. District Judge William Alsup reinstating a $203 million judgment against Wells Fargo Bank. [Read more…]